Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Business

Botswana’s Property market weakening

Botswana’s property market weakened this year, exacerbated by the disruptions caused by Covid-19, highlighting the fragility of the market and in some instances, the...

ODC board confirms MD departure

The board of directors at the state owned – Okavango Trading Company (ODC) has confirmed the departure of the company’s Managing Director – Marcus...

Choppies sophisticated customers

Choppies’ customer base has shifted from indifferent budget shoppers to a more young and discerning population that is dealing with a plethora of economic...

Botswana on course to reach financial inclusion target – Matsheka

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Dr Thapelo Matsheka has assured the nation that government is committed to reducing the percentage of the...

The weak link between industrial and trade policies

A 2009 government commissioned study undertaken by Farai Zizhou to establish the link between Botswana’s industrial and trade policies found overwhelming evidence that the...

If BCL fails to get a buyer, it will shut down

The mothballed BCL mines continue to cost government money, while still holding on the hopes that any of the interested investors will buy the...

Phikwe MP questions engagement of expatriates at BCL

The Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe West – Ditlhapelo Keorapetse has questioned the engagement of expatriates workers at the defunct BCL mine. Speaking in...

Inside Botswana’s Industry Facility Fund that seeks to resuscitate the economy

Nearly nine months after its arrival in the local shores, COVID 19 rages on, and there is no sign of it giving way atleast...

BR Ftown mall construction postponed to 2021

The Construction of the long over-waited state of the art Botswana Railways (BR) Mall in Francistown has been postponed again to the first quarter...

Manufacturing, industrial development to drive Africa’s economic growth

While industrialization has transformed the developed world by generating rapid structural change, drive development, and alleviate poverty and unemployment, the same narrative cannot be...